Iranian FM to attend UNESCO conference in Paris next week

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Zarif to visit Paris for UNESCO General Conference

Iran’s FM will visit Paris for an international conference held by UNESCO next week.


India ups oil imports from Iran in September

India imported over 296,000 barrel per day (bdp) of Iranian oil in September, showing around 100 percent rise in its crude imports from Iran in comparison to the previous month.


China hails outcomes of Iran-IAEA N. talks in Vienna

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying expressed pleasure in the results of the latest round of negotiations between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held in the Austrian capital on October 28-29.

Police seize over 4 tons of narcotics near capital

Iran’s drug combat squads have seized more than 4 tons of illicit drugs in 7 months of operations in Western Tehran province, a provincial police commander announced on Wednesday.


Iran says no pause in producing 20-percent enriched uranium

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the country has not stopped production of 20-percent enriched uranium.


Lawmakers consider bill on Iran-China extradition treaty

Iranian parliamentarians voted unanimously Wednesday to debate a bill that would make it possible for Iran and China to extradite suspected or convicted criminals.


DM warns of enemies’ cyber war against Iran

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan warned of enemies’ possible plots to wage a cyber war against the country to destroy Iran’s scientific and industrial infrastructures.


Expert-level talks between Iran, G5+1 to kick off in Vienna

Austria’s capital city of Vienna hosts delegations representing Iran and the six major world powers for two days of expert-level talks that precede a higher-level round of negotiations in Geneva on November 7-8.


‘US, West responsible for terrorism spread in ME’

Senior Iranian lawmaker Alaeddin Boroujerdi has blamed growing terrorism in the Middle East on the wrong policies adopted by the US and its allies in the region.


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